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St. Bernadette School
Library Procedures
Searching for and Requesting a Book.pdf

Library Rules

  1. Listen actively and use quiet voices in the library.
  2. Choose "just right" books.
  3. Treat everyone with kindness and respect.
  4. Take care of our school, library and materials.
  5.  Follow directions the first time they are given.
Choosing Books
Checking Out Books
  1. ​​Students may check out two items at a time.
  2. Students may be given special permission from their classroom teacher to sign out additional materials for special projects.

Overdue Materials

  1. ​Student materials will be loaned out for two weeks.
  2. Students are encouraged to renew their overdue books. They may be renewed twice.
  3. Classroom teachers will be provided with overdue reports on a monthly basis.
  4. If you have one over-due book you may still take out one book. If you have two overdue books you may not sign out a new book from the library until you return the overdues. 
Lost Materials
  1. ​After several attempts to collect overdue resources, students will be given a letter to take home.
  2. Students have the option to return materials or pay the replacement value.
  3. Letters will go out in December and June.

Caring for Resources

  1. ​Students are responsible for caring for items.
  2. Use a bookmark (don't fold pages).
  3. Students should let Mrs. LaBelle know ASAP if they encounter a damaged resource.
  4. If a resource can not be repaired, the student may receive a fine notice to pay the replacement value.​